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Honda CR93 racing motorcycle

Date made: 1962

Description: When Honda wanted to break into Europe in 1959, they knew they had to win in the hardest race of all, the Isle of Man TT. Within a few years they dominated motorcycle racing. This CR93 was developed for privateers – Honda did not care who won so long as their name was on the machine – and was used at the TT firstly by Bill Ivy and later Gary Dickinson.

Materials: metal: iron, steel, plated, other, paint, plastic: other, polyester, GRP, fibreglass, rubber

Object name: motorcycle

Collection: Social History Collection

ID Number: 2020-0064

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